Paul Stirling and skipper Andrew Balbirnie both scored hundreds as Ireland ended on Tuesday in the third ODI in Southampton a spectacular seven-wicket prevalence over England’s title holders.
Stirling made 142 and Balbirnie 113, the pair being put on 264 for the second wicket as Ireland chased a 329 target.
Kevin O’Brien, whose superb hundred set up Ireland’s stunning victory over England at the 2011 World Cup in Bangalore, looked as if Ireland could waver again, managed to see them win with just one ball to escape.
The performance of Ireland was even more impressive as they lost the first two matches in a three-game structure after small totals of 172 and 212-9.
Prior England skipper Eoin Morgan, a former batsman from Ireland, did 106 against his local country.
Be that as it can, with England on target for an invulnerable score, as they fell from 190-3 to 203-6, they have three wickets for 13 runs.
The victory of Ireland, which changed the first ODI structure since the coronavirus lockout, also gave them 10 priority in the latest World Cup Super League, which will decide capacity for the masterpiece in India in 2023 50-over.